Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through February 2020.

Imports: Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity

Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity, the No. 560 import by value totaled $25.89 million for the month of February, $52.99 million through February of 2020, and $395.87 million for all of 2019, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Canada$20.37 M
2Mexico$10.13 M
3China$4.07 M
4Taiwan$2.4 M
5Poland$2.37 M
6Italy$1.84 M
7South Korea$1.59 M
8Germany$1.52 M
9Japan$1.16 M
10Australia$1.07 M
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U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 27.01 percent through February to $52.99 million

U.S. imports of Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity decreased 27.01 percent from $72.6 million to $52.99 million through the first two months of 2020 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 560 through February among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 508 for the last full year with a total value of $395.87 million, a $177.02 million, 30.90 percent decreased from the 2018 total.

Through February of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 China, No. 4 Taiwan and No. 5 Poland. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. and No. 5 Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas.

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Canada, No. 2 Mexico, No. 3 Taiwan, No. 4 Japan and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Houston, No. 2 Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D., No. 3 Port of Newark, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Los Angeles.

January – February 2020

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Canada $20,365,361
2Mexico $10,132,876
3China $4,066,043
4Taiwan $2,401,359
5Poland $2,368,617
6Italy $1,842,094
7South Korea $1,587,987
8Germany $1,518,584
9Japan $1,158,523
10Australia $1,065,744

January – February 2020

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Pembina, N.D. $5,467,018
2Laredo $2,848,515
3Houston $2,833,391
4New York City $2,410,044
5Detroit $2,400,477
6Ogdensburg, N.Y. $1,960,195
7San Diego $1,850,111
8St. Albans, Vt. $1,774,611
9Cleveland $1,541,876
10El Paso $1,212,828

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first two months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Houston fell 37.9 percent compared to last year to $4.97 million.
  • Dunseith Border Crossing, N.D. rose 92.72 percent compared to last year to $3.61 million.
  • Port of Newark fell 7.43 percent compared to last year to $3.1 million.
  • Otay Mesa Freeway Border Crossing, Calif. rose 44.26 percent compared to last year to $3.03 million.
  • Del Rio International Bridge Border Crossing, Texas fell 3.03 percent compared to last year to $2.99 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Canada decreased $1.13 million, 5.25 percent, (38.43 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 Mexico increased $419,726, 4.32 percent, (19.12 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 China decreased $1.88 million, 31.63 percent, (7.67 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Taiwan decreased $4.01 million, 62.53 percent, (4.53 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 Poland increased $1.36 million, 135.14 percent, (4.47 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 74.23 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through February of this year. That is equal to $39.33 million of the $52.99 million total.

All totaled, 33.42 percent of all these Iron and steel containers, more than 300l capacity imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through February of this year. That is equal to $17.71 million of the $52.99 million total